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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Poured Acrylic Painting Workshop

Poured Acrylic Workshop Newsflash

Contact the museum to reserve your spot in the six week series exploring poured acrylic painting with instructor Kellie Rountree! Space is limited and registration is $75. Classes will take place every Monday from 10 - 11:30 AM starting October 18th.

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

Places People Remember: Selected Drawings by Stan Routh

Stan Routh Newsflash

Places People Remember: Selected Drawings by Stan Routh will open September 11, 2021. The exhibit will feature watercolors and drawings of architectural landmarks and historical structures in towns throughout Louisiana.

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Posted on: September 18, 2021

Music Behind the Gates

Music Behind the Gates Newsflash

On September 18th, 2021 the West Baton Rouge Museum will open the exhibition entitled Music Behind the Gates, which explores the life of prison inmates and their escape through music. The exhibit will run through January 2, 2022.

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Louisiana Birds

Louisiana Birds Exhibit Newsflash

Louisiana Birds is an exhibit from New Orleans based artist and author Katherine Klimitas, known for her watercolors of animals and insects. The exhibit provides an intimate look at the beautiful array of birds that reside in our pass through our state.

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Posted on: May 15, 2021

Evangeline: Evolution of an Icon

Evangeline: Evolution of an Icon News Flash

This exhibit examines the changing appearance of the iconic Evangeline through the paraphernalia produced since her inception. It also explores the evolution of Acadian and Cajun identity through her ever-shifting and controversial persona.

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Historical Happy Hour

Historical Happy Hour news flash

On the 3rd Friday of every month, join us for intellectual discussions, music, and of course, a drink. Each month we will host a different speaker, musician, panel, or any combination of the 3. You bring the drinks, we bring the history--see you soon!

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Café Français

Le Cafe Francais news flash

Café français was inaugurated in response to requests by visitors for a venue to meet and enjoy the French language. Café français meets on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

Old Time Music Open Jam

Old time music open jam news flash

Jam sessions are open for any musician to join in to play tunes including but not limited to Old Country, Bluegrass, Cajun and folk music. The public is invited to sit in free of charge.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Le Jam

Le Jam news flash

The Museum will host Cajun French Music Jam Sessions sponsored by the Baton Rouge CFMA Chapter the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-5pm. A different artist will lead a group of interested musicians during each session. So grab your instrument and join in!

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